Dr. Nils Daulaire is the Assistant Secretary for Global Affairs at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. He was nominated by President Barack Obama and was unanimously confirmed by the United States Senate to serve as U.S. Representative on the World Health Organization’s Executive Board. Prior to his appointment at HHS in 2010, Dr. Daulaire served for more than a decade as President and CEO of the Global Health Council. During the Clinton administration, he served as Deputy Assistant Administrator for Policy and Senior International Health Advisor at USAID.

Previously, Dr. Daulaire devoted nearly two decades to health services, public health, and field research in low-income countries. Having worked in more than four dozen countries, he spent extended periods living and working in Nepal, Mali, Bangladesh, and Haiti.

Dr. Daulaire has degrees from Harvard College, Harvard Medical School, and the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health.